Matthew Bulgo’s debut full-length play, Last Christmas was produced in 2012 to critical acclaim by Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Dirty Protest, and was nominated in the Best Production category at the inaugural "Theatre Critics in Wales Awards". Marking its London premiere at Soho Theatre in December 2014, the script is revised for publication with Oberon Books.
Stuck in the city, in a life he hates, Tom is to return home for Christmas and be confronted with his past. Forced to face his demons, loss and the unstoppability of time, he attempts to rescue his family and his future. Will Tom be able to save it all in time?
Matthew Bulgo trained at LAMDA and predominantly works as an actor. He is also an artistic director of True/Fiction Theatre. As a performer Matthew has worked at BAC, Tricycle, Theatre 503, Soho Writers Theatre, Arcola, Wales Millennium Centre, Sherman Cymru, Toronto Dance Theatre, and Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton. As a contemporary author, Matthew's first play Opus was produced in 2007 as part of the LOST One Act Festival. His second play, Lacuna was produced as part of Sherman Cymru's Springboard Festival in 2009. Other credits include A Love Story (Ugly Sisters Productions, Southwark Playhouse) and as a contributing writer, As I Was Saying (CYDC, Taliesin Theatre) and Shift.Delete.Erase. (WGYTC). He is currently one of eight writers on attachment at Sherman Cymru as part of the Advanced Writers Course.